Join our Global Macro Strategist Kay Van-Petersen, as he interviews some of the best of breed players in the markets, kicking off with Singapore based Macro Fund, AVM Global Opportunity Fund (AVM).
In this interview that touches on markets, asset allocation, trade construction, macro regimes, as well as an outlook on 2021 – we get to hear from Ashvin Murthy, Founder & CIO on the AVM Way & how he has delivered to his investors equity like returns, with bond-like volatility. We also touch on the challenges of compounding wealth, including a number of misconceptions to be found in approaches to investing & managing risk.
Ashvin was one of the few hedge fund managers that was consecutively up for the first five months of 2020 – a period that saw the markets go from being super bullish in Jan, to mega bearish in Feb & Mar, before again reverting to risk-on from Apr & May. As of the interview his fund has returned +40% since inception with a Sharpe of close to 2x.
It’s worth noting that post the interview, its emerged that AVM has been nominated by EurekaHedge for Best Singapore-Based Hedge Fund.
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Understanding the lack of investment appetite among oil majorsThe everything rally seen in recent quarters has become more uneven, as its strength is driven by commodities in short supply.
The pressure is on as the wind leaves the sailsWith cryptocurrencies in sharp decline, are we entering a crypto winter or is the bear market a healthy clean-up of the crypto space?
Why the Fed can never catch up and what turns the US dollar lower?Many other central banks are set to eventually outpace the Fed in hiking rates, taking their real interest rates to levels higher than the Fed will achieve.
Bank of Japan: Swimming against the tideThe Japanese economy has gone from the age of deflation to rapidly rising prices in no time, leaving the Bank of Japan in a pickle.
Green transformation detour and bear market hibernationWith the impending risk of global econonomic derailment, we share the five things investors need to consider in this new half year.
Crisis redux for the eurozone?Whether there's going to be a recession in Europe or not, the path towards a stable economy will be agonizing.
Technical Outlook: Gold, Oil and a remarkable multi-decade perspective on EquitiesThe Nasdaq bubble pattern, USDJPY resistance, crude oil uptrend losing steam and the technical outlook for USD.
China: the train of new development paradigm left the station two years agoChina is transiting to a new development paradigm, as they are hit by deteriorating terms of trade, a slower global economy and an uncertain future while continuing attempts to contain the pandemic.